in Royal Festival Hall - the 1950's

from Southbank Centre Archive:

As a child the Festival Hall was a second home. My father was assistant (Reg Frazer) Hall Engineer from the early 50's until his retirement in 1977. I was a great lover of the magic of the ballet and have so many happy memories of the incredible beauty of a Festival Ballet performance, to be followed by backstage visits where the magic would have disappeared and the colour and smell of the greasepaint was all exciting.

cite as

Southbank Centre (ed.), Southbank Centre Archive. In Southbank Centre Archive. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1449166567993 accessed: 14 June, 2021 (Southbank Centre Archive, http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/about-us/history-and-archive/southbank-centre-archive)

location of experience: Royal Festival Hall

Listening to

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Classical concert

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1950's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Liz Ford on Thu, 03 Dec 2015 18:16:08 +0000
Approved on Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:49:58 +0000